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Borderland State Park

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259 Massapoag Ave., Easton, MA
+1 508-238-6566
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Great place for a hike

Love going for a walk/hike. Has some pretty areas as well as some great historical buildings. My... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Barbara C
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North Easton, Massachusetts
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Great place to run. Nice 3 or 4 mile loop through the woods. I do it all the time. Nothing like off... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Bri0345
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Massachusetts
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The 3-story home built by artist and suffragist Blanche Ames and her botanist husband Oakes, is the centerpiece of this park. Visitors can also walk and horseback ride, fish, canoe, ice-skate and sled.
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259 Massapoag Ave., Easton, MA
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Love going for a walk/hike. Has some pretty areas as well as some great historical buildings. My son's class took a field trip here and it was really neat to get to go into the mansion and see it again. We've also walked through and...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Great place to run. Nice 3 or 4 mile loop through the woods. I do it all the time. Nothing like off road running.

Thank Bri0345
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

This place never ceases to amaze me. We normally walk along the road but there are plenty of trails. Dog friendly. We even got to meet some new friends

Thank Brian H
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Everyone see things differently. I lived in this area for about 20 years. Boarderland park is like my backyard. I go there very frequent before and about once a month now. 15 years ago, the lake freeze in winter. I can walk, even see people...More

Thank BostonGlobetreker
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Borderland State Park has easy trails for walkers and more challenging ones for hikers. I took the easy 3 mile walk which is a slightly uneven unpaved road that includes woodlands, three ponds, interesting rock formations, meadows and farmland. The mansion was closed during my...More

Thank jakegreenville
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Borderland offers walking, horseback and biking trails. Grab a map at the welcome center and explore off the main trails if you want more terrain and quieter trails. Don't miss the Ames Mansion during your visit. The building and grounds are impressive and well preserved....More

Thank Copper1212
Reviewed April 26, 2017

This state park is really fantastic. There's a trail for pretty much everyone (with the exception of mountain hikers) and various topography that will keep you coming back and finding a new 'favorite' trail, place to relax and reflect, or area to spend with friends...More

Thank Susanmvh1
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I spend time here almost every week. Main trail is a nice walk but there are also many back trails if you want to spend more time. Back trails slightly more rugged and with less people. I think it is one of the most beautiful...More

Thank kjm05_44Bird
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

The park is open until 6pm now and mid April will open until 7pm, then 8pm in May. $5 for a day pass $60 for an annual pass that's gets you into any mass state park for the year. They have a friends group and...More

Thank Ellenor S
Reviewed October 22, 2016

This is a great park for nature lovers. The park is beautiful and you could spend hours here. The park seems well used but you can also take many different paths to also be alone with your thoughts. I have noticed many photographers as the...More

Thank Donald B
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carolconnolly50
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Response from Susanmvh1 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that there are signs requesting dogs on leash and that you pick up after them. Would only make sense.
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Soma K
July 18, 2016|
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Response from Andrew H | Reviewed this property |
If you are looking for the leaves turning around here it's generally mid October for their peak, but that will vary a little depending on weather and the like.
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